Tag Archives: Dave Weiman

Building & Flying An Airplane In Retirement

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Bob and Joan Zaleski spent most of their careers working and living in the Chicago area. Bob started flying when he was 17 years old, and flew with … Continue reading

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AOPA Makes Major Industry Announcements At Carbondale Fly-In

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue Armed with a nationally acclaimed aviation program, the students and faculty of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, provided the enthusiasm, leadership and energy the Aircraft Owners & … Continue reading

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Remember To Change Your Mailing Address

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – December 2018/January 2019 issue If you are moving, be sure to change your mailing address with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and of course with us at Midwest Flyer Magazine. As a … Continue reading

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Jet-Powered Yak 110 Woos Crowds At Oshkosh

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue EAA AirVenture Oshkosh never fails to amaze me, especially when it comes to innovations, aircraft modifications and great airshow performances. In the many decades we have been covering airshows, … Continue reading

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Introducing A Friend To GA With A Special Destination

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue I am convinced that there is no better way to introduce a non-flyer to general aviation than to fly them to some special destination, especially one which is only … Continue reading

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Let’s Work To Keep The Welcome Mat Out For Everyone!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – October/November 2018 issue The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) opposes egregious fees charged by fixed base operators, and wants to ensure access, fair pricing and transparency at all public airports. Contrary … Continue reading

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U.S. Airways Pilot Makes Successful Landing At Madden’s

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Under the leadership of Steve Guetter, President of the Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association (MSPA), the organization’s annual safety seminar and fly-in, May 18-20, 2018 at Madden’s Resort on Gull … Continue reading

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Latest ATC Spinoff Proposal Meets Continued Heavy Opposition From GA Groups

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2018 issue Pilots, aircraft owners, corporate flight departments, aircraft manufacturers and fixed base operators who are members of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA), National Business … Continue reading

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Home At Last! Memphis Belle Exhibit Unveiled At National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue It was the summer of 1989, and our family flew down to Memphis, Tennessee so I could help announce an airshow, and interview the performers and VIPs. The airshow … Continue reading

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A Flight To & From Sun ’n Fun With Lightspeed

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2018 issue It had been a few years since Peggy and I flew our Cessna 182 Skylane to Sun ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Florida, so as with any long cross-country flight, … Continue reading

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